Period
to 14 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Azure SQL Database skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Azure SQL Database over the 6 months to 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
England > East of England
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 204 201 183
Rank change year-on-year -3 -18 +19
Contract jobs citing Azure SQL Database 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.081% 0.039% 0.042%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.42% 0.21% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
East of England median daily rate £450 - £413
10th Percentile £425 - £346
90th Percentile £500 - £469
England median daily rate £481 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +6.94% -10.00% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £47.42 - £16.00

Azure SQL Database is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 952 974 1,057
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.26% 19.13% 21.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 573 644
East of England median daily rate £439 £405 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +8.00% -
10th Percentile £313 £295 £234
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 20 40
East of England median hourly rate £17.67 £37.00 £36.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.24% +2.58% +3.06%
10th Percentile £11.91 £18.73 £15.70
90th Percentile £46.88 £40.38 £45.78
England median hourly rate £32.50 £32.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year -0.76% +19.09% -

Azure SQL Database
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Azure SQL Database as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Azure SQL Database in the East of England

Azure SQL Database
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Azure SQL Database in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Azure SQL Database in the East of England

Azure SQL Database
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Azure SQL Database within the East of England region over the 6 months to 14 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire - 2 £450 - 2
Hertfordshire - 2 £488 - 2
Azure SQL Database
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Azure SQL Database also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Azure SQL Database.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (50.00%) Tableau
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) ETL
2 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) ERD
2 2 (50.00%) Power BI
2 2 (50.00%) Azure Data Factory
2 2 (50.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse

Azure SQL Database
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (50.00%) Azure Data Factory
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (50.00%) Power BI
2 1 (25.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Data Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Azure Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Power BI Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) ERD
2 2 (50.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Tableau